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Topic: Economy

Inside the black box: the public finances after coronavirus

In the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, public finances are the focus of intense public attention. The OBR, as well as a leaked Treasury document, suggest that public borrowing in 2020-21 could rise to...

19/05/2020
Publication Briefing Economy Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response IPPR

Who wins and who pays? Rentier power and the Covid crisis

The massive expansion of state intervention in response to the Covid-19 pandemic – in particular, to underwrite wages for workers and loans for small and medium-sized businesses – may at first sight...

13/05/2020
Publication Report Economy Commission on Economic Justice IPPR

Beyond bailouts

The survival of large parts of our capital base will now depend on significant government support. This short paper outlines how this can be delivered.

26/03/2020
Publication Briefing Economy IPPR Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response

Budget 2020: Level up the economy, step up to the environmental crisis

Rishi Sunak faces one of the most difficult budgets in living memory. The country faces its lowest economic growth rate in a decade, further exacerbated by the expected disruption caused by the...

08/03/2020
Blog post Expert comment Economy Environment Environmental Justice Commission IPPR

REGIONAL ANALYSIS: South East

This analysis of was handed out at our event  Economic Justice in the South East.  The event was part of  a UK-wide series of public meetings held by the IPPR Centre for Economic Justice . House...

13/02/2020
Blog post Economy

REGIONAL ANALYSIS: Northern Ireland

This analysis of the Northern Irish economy was handed out at our event  Economic Justice for Northern Ireland.  The event was part of  a UK-wide series of public meetings held by the IPPR Centre for...

30/01/2020
Blog post Economy